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Alice and Irwin Stark Short Fiction Prize


American Italian Historical Association Award for Italian American Studies

  Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Artist Award   


Jerome Lowell DeJur Award for Creative Writing

New York Foundation for the Arts Poetry Fellow

  Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant Award   

Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award

Sprout Fund Seed Grant Award


Tillie Olsen Award in Creative Writing

Triangle Fire Memorial Association Award

Voices in Italian Americana’s Aniello Lauri Award for Creative Writing


On's Recommended List of Short Stories for Rushed Readers


American Association for School Libraries’ "Best Books for High Schools”


Binghamton University Milt Kessler Book Award Finalist  

Family Tree Magazine's Recommended Genealogy Reading List

ForeWord Magazine’s Poetry Book of the Year Finalist

John Gardner Fiction Book Award Finalist

Library Journal's "First Novels: Fall Firsts" Notable List  


Montserrat Review’s Best Short Stories of 2005


Pennsylvania Center for the Book's Cultural and Literary Map

Pennsylvania School Librarian Association's Top 40 Young Adult Fiction List

  Poets Out Loud State Finals Judge   

Public Library Association’s “Best Books for General Audiences”

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Pushcart Press Editors Book Award Nomination

Sons and Daughters of Italy National Book Club Selection

University of Pittsburgh Annual Writer's Cafe Writing Contest Judge

Library Journal's "First Novels: Fall Firsts" Notable List  


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